Test Your Basic Mobility and Core Strength with These Seven Moves

Find out with this quick and easy at-home test based on the Thrive assessment originally developed by Gray Cook, cocreator of the Functional Movement Screen. Our word of warning: Prepare to be humbled.

Source: How Old Is Your Body Really? Find Out in 7 Moves


  • This is a test, not showing how to do the exercises
  • See that red dot/thumbs down? That’s saying “This ain’t how we do it”

Here’s the rundown in yoga postures:

  1. Utkatasana: Chair/Fierce pose
  2. Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana: Standing Hand to Big Toe Pose
  3. Supta Padangusthasana: Reclining Hand-to-Big-Toe pose
  4. Chakravakasana: Sunbird pose, bringing the elbow to knee on exhale
  5. Virabhadrasana I: Warrior 1 pose
  6. Pushup 🙂
  7. Ardha Matsyendrasana: Half Twist pose